Hoy, miércoles 24 de enero, en Davos, Suiza, el Presidente de la República Argentina, Ing. Mauricio Macri, luegode una reunión con el Primer Ministro de Holanda, Mark Rutte, que contó con la presencia de la Reina de los Países Bajos, Máxima Zorreguieta, anunció la firma del contrato entre Fundación Pallas e INVAP, por el diseño y construcción de un reactor de investigación y producción de radioisótopos para usos medicinales en Petten, luego de que la empresa rionegrina ganara la licitación.
Professionals from the National Space Activities Commission (CONAE, in Spanish), the National Commission of Atomic Energy (CNEA, in Spanish), and the companies VENG, INVAP and CEATSA/ARSAT concluded in Bariloche the electrical verifications and the mechanical assembly of the SAOCOM 1A, the new Argentine observation satellite developed by the CONAE together with other national organizations and companies.
Today, in Brasilia, an agreement was signed between INVAP and the High Technology Park Foundation for the Iperó region and its surroundings (PATRIA, in Portuguese) with the aim of entering a new stage in the project of the Brazilian Multipurpose Reactor (RMB, in Spanish).
On November 7, at the National Congress, the first Special Award on Scientific Value was given by the Argentine Senate to thirty six organizations, research teams and scientists of our country whose work on developing and promoting science, technology and productive innovation has been outstanding.
On October 3, Dr. Conrado Franco Varotto, a founding member of INVAP and the Executive and Technical Director of the National Space Activities Commission (CONAE, in Spanish), was conferred the most distinguished honorary title, "Doctor Honoris Causa," conferred by the National University of San Martín (UNSAM, in Spanish).